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Should Fat People Pay More For Insurance?

Thomas2739 Wrote: May 27, 2012 11:24 AM
To add further, after 48 years, of practicing medicine, I have seen "what caused a disease 30 years ago" has been proven wrong, today, along with outcasting those with the disease 30 years ago.

In our long road trip to my grandfather’s memorial service, we had a conversation I would like to invite you to be a part of. It’s clear that America has an obesity problem. How do we solve it?

Education isn’t working. Will power of people just isn’t strong enough and almost weekly it seems like we get new information on something. One week it’s the Mediterranean diet, the next Paleo and so on.

My opinion is that changing economic incentives will change outcomes. Governments have responded by taxing sugary drinks, candy, and fast food. However, just eating at a...